seraphim

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plural noun ser·a·phim \ˈser-ə-ˌfim, -ˌfēm\

Definition of seraphim

  1. 1 :  an order of angels — see celestial hierarchy

  2. 2 sing, pl seraphim :  one of the 6-winged angels standing in the presence of God

seraphic

play \sə-ˈra-fik\ adjective

seraphically

play \-fi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of seraphim

Late Latin seraphim, plural, seraphs, from Hebrew śĕrāphīm


First Known Use: 12th century

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